I would imagine that in the coming years, newspapers and magazines will routinely turn to successful bloggers for columnists. Blogging is a proving ground for essay-writing in which anyone can participate. This makes blogging like the American Idol for essayists--many sign up at the auditions and a few make it to the big-time, and those few are arguably the most talented.Brad nails it.
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Bradley Wright's Weblog: Blogging as American Idol for columnists:
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